building things

Fascinating: How A Gumball Machine Works

This is an animated video created by Jared Owen detailing the inner workings of the humble gumball machine. I thought the engineering of the coin mechanism was...
October 29, 2018

Construction Bots: A Humanoid Drywall Hanging Robot

This is a video demonstration of Japan's National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology's HRP-5P humanoid robot hanging some drywall. The robot, which can operate entirely...
October 3, 2018

College Students Develop A Shoe-Tying Robot

This is a video demonstration of the shoe tying robot developed by University Of California Davis Andrew Choi, Gabriela Gomes, Jacklyn Tran, Stephanie Thai and Joel Humes...
August 15, 2018